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had not had super pacs romney would have raised money and the other candidates would not have. they raised millions themselves virtually. the millionaires and billionaires funded them. each of them had one billionaire that kept them in the race and if that hadn't happened they would have had no money to pay for gas in a car. they would have been out. >> you're saying the billionaires kept it going? >> absolutely. they kept them going for months in the way that the public never would have and they attacked, used the billionaire's money to attack romney. he had to spend his money to defend himself and raise a lot of money through his super pac to defend himself, but the result was the election took much longer to get a republican nominee than the republicans had hoped and romney was broke starting. if you look at what the democrats are saying now, it was we had an advantage because we were sitting lying in wait for them. obama had raised hundreds of millions of dollars that he could spend on advertising to define romney in the early summer and the romney campaign couldn't hit ba
's like mitt romney's money in the caymans except it is only used understand. you just threw out the caller's name. >> that's because it was old -- >> wait a minute we never got to that call so that was a waste of paper! >> john: and he lied to me! and this is why i don't want to see your face while i'm filling in on this show so cover it up! >> we just gave a whole tutorial about how we don't waste paper -- >> no, this was a call from three weeks ago. >> john: you see this folks? he has three week's worth of paper in there, and dan also clubs his own baby sales for those little purses he sells. >> i do. >> john: you don't exploit labor, you do that yourself. >> yes. >> now dan go open the window to the office and throw all of those papers out on to the street like you normally do. [ laughter ] >> john: diane finestein was on the news yesterday. and they asked her about benghazi, because i would say senator feinstein has consistently supported the president. but let's listen. >> what has concerned me about this is the politicalization that has been out. i h
it best. he's a perpetually aspiring overachiever. as he faces off with romney, mr. obama has the will to win and the fear of losing is an overdrive kit you he screening for the debates against an opponent raising money in a frantic pace to narrow the gap in embracing tactics of an increasingly contentious campaign. even by the standards of political will mr. obama's expression of virtuosity and giving himself the best those close to him say it's arrogance. when mr. obama was the inseverable overachiever in the early political race his friends were infuriated but even those loyal to mr. obama say that his quest for excellence can bring him to cockiness and you overestimates his ability so what does one predicted a second term for barack obama particularly with these qualities of character? he most recently exhibited the combination of moving to the center while preaching of the class warfare targeting the wealthy with more taxes. the speaker of the house john boehner says that he backed away from an agreed compromise on raising the debt limit. an article in "the new york times
thing. i think that's what mitt romney -- by the way, to put into context, he was speaking to campaign donors. he was explaining look, he gave me all of this money. one of the reasons i didn't win was i couldn't overcome the entitlement society. that was my analysis as well. when you get tremendous amount of money flowing out of washington into certain hands that -- the hands receiving that money -- are not going to want it to stop. so therefore they're going to -- which they did income under $30,000 overwhelmingly broke for barack obama. >> stephanie: keep going. keep digging right eric? >> yeah. one of the things that makes no sense about that is so social security medicare, all right. some of the most money flowing out of washington. what demographic did obama not do well with at all? the 65 and older vote. so right there the whole thing collapses. senior citizens are getting probably as much money from the government as anyone. they didn't vote for barack obama. what happened to this whole -- >> steph
that you can try to shift money into. the ira analogy is apt. if you look at the tax return mitt romney released, a big part of the way he was manipulating things to lower his tax liability was the ira. >> it is the base that matters. that is where you get the important tax policy decisions. this is a broader base than we have right now. most of what we do is to subsidize consumption through the tax code. with a broader base, you can raise a lot of revenue. the race too much in mind opinion. his taxes people on what they take out of the economy. it does not tax them on what they contribute. >> ours is a consumption based tax on income as well. we do not tax people for what they put into the economy. we incentivize them to save. that applies to whether you are mitt romney or somebody who is just starting out. that is important. >> i think that a progressive consumption tax could work and we could move very eventually. there is this problem. you have to start from where you are. we have been with an income tax for a long time. people will say, i paid income tax on this and now you are say
mehlman has done over these last few years and opening doors and abdicating adventure getting money not only to these campaigns with having a conversation with those that he is close to. one of the biggest donors to the republican party, finance chair from that romney is one of the single greatest philanthropist on the issue of equality in marriage inequality specifically. wiki go on and on but i think the more that we have leaders like that, to force the conversation, when those elected officials come to their doors wanting fund-raisers, that question gets asked a maathai luck happens and that helps us further open those doors. we have to see what those opportunities are. we have some that has been leaders for a long time. susan collins has been tremendous. without her support we wouldn't have had the victories we have had that my hope is that we will have a lot more that follow her lead. >> what about the democrats? harry reid is scheduled at the end of next week or whenever they are back. are you going to put pressure on him to deliver on that? >> look, i think it's a crime that
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